Houthi rebels air video of ‘downed Morrocan jet’ in Yemen

Yemen’s dominant Houthi militia on Monday aired footage claiming to show regional tribesmen celebrating the downing of a Moroccan fighter jet that was taking part in Saudi-led coalition air strikes against them.

The Houthis’ official news channel al-Masirah said anti-aircraft guns had shot down the Moroccan F-16 fighter jet over the remote Wadi Nashour area in the northwestern province of Saada.

In its broadcast, the channel showed gun-toting tribesmen standing on a rocky hillside, pumping their fists and chanting, “Death to America!”

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